The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 310 328 369
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +41
Permanent jobs citing BGP 999 838 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.79% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 4.56% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 806 702 658
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20596 18392 22303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.27% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16283 14986 18234
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 966 £50,000 +5.26% 117
London +68 416 £55,000 +4.76% 57
South East -73 192 £42,500 -5.55% 28
Yorkshire +48 171 £42,500 +7.59% 7
West Yorkshire +53 155 £40,000 +2.56% 5
Leeds +44 153 £40,000 +6.66% 5
City of London +25 149 £52,750 -4.09% 21
Berkshire -57 80 £42,500 -15.00% 9
East of England +35 77 £50,000 +29.03% 9
West Midlands -7 50 £52,500 +10.52% 8
Reading -27 46 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Hampshire -4 45 £39,500 -7.05% 10
Birmingham +14 41 £52,500 +10.52% 2
South West -10 35 £41,500 -2.35% 5
Surrey -32 26 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Basingstoke +14 23 £38,000 +10.94% 3
Bedfordshire +5 22 £53,750 +26.47% 1
Hertfordshire +3 22 £45,000 +33.33% 5
Slough +7 19 £38,500 -14.44% 4
Wales +3 19 £40,000 -15.78%
South Wales +3 18 £40,000 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire -4 18 £52,500 -25.00% 1
East Midlands -5 18 £43,750 -29.99% 1
Milton Keynes -5 16 £52,500 -34.37% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 15 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Wiltshire +2 13 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Swindon +11 12 £50,000 - 1
Bristol - 11 £27,000 - 1
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -
Kent +9 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 1623 (90.02%) Cisco
2 1294 (71.77%) OSPF
3 1153 (63.95%) MPLS
4 1143 (63.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1049 (58.18%) Firewall
6 853 (47.31%) CCNP
7 716 (39.71%) WAN
8 700 (38.82%) Juniper
9 694 (38.49%) EIGRP
10 579 (32.11%) VPN
11 567 (31.45%) LAN
12 487 (27.01%) TCP/IP
13 464 (25.73%) Linux
14 439 (24.35%) CCNA
15 430 (23.85%) CheckPoint
15 430 (23.85%) Cisco ASA
16 389 (21.58%) DNS
17 364 (20.19%) F5
18 352 (19.52%) Telecoms
19 350 (19.41%) Cisco Nexus
20 331 (18.36%) VMware
21 330 (18.30%) Windows
22 315 (17.47%) Network Security
23 313 (17.36%) Load Balancing
24 306 (16.97%) Finance
25 305 (16.92%) VoIP
26 291 (16.14%) IPsec
27 283 (15.70%) Cisco IOS
28 280 (15.53%) CCIE
29 258 (14.31%) Internet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 118 (6.54%) Apache
2 108 (5.99%) IIS
3 64 (3.55%) MS Exchange
4 46 (2.55%) Lync
5 41 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 16 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 13 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (0.67%) nginx
9 12 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.33%) Confluence
11 4 (0.22%) Zope
11 4 (0.22%) Plone
11 4 (0.22%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.17%) SAS
13 2 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.11%) Moodle
Applications
1 97 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 86 (4.77%) MS Office
3 84 (4.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.055%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (1.11%) SaaS
3 8 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.33%) Office 365
5 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.17%) PaaS
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.055%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.055%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1294 (71.77%) OSPF
2 1153 (63.95%) MPLS
3 1049 (58.18%) Firewall
4 716 (39.71%) WAN
5 694 (38.49%) EIGRP
6 579 (32.11%) VPN
7 567 (31.45%) LAN
8 487 (27.01%) TCP/IP
9 430 (23.85%) Cisco ASA
10 389 (21.58%) DNS
11 350 (19.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 315 (17.47%) Network Security
13 305 (16.92%) VoIP
14 291 (16.14%) IPsec
15 283 (15.70%) Cisco IOS
16 258 (14.31%) Wireless
16 258 (14.31%) Internet
17 238 (13.20%) VPLS
18 226 (12.53%) VLAN
19 215 (11.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (2.55%) MySQL
2 25 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (0.50%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.22%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.17%) Big Data
8 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.11%) DB2
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.055%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (0.78%) JIRA
2 10 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.33%) Subversion
5 5 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.28%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.22%) Emacs
7 2 (0.11%) Hudson
General
1 352 (19.52%) Telecoms
2 306 (16.97%) Finance
3 111 (6.16%) Banking
4 70 (3.88%) Retail
5 47 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 41 (2.27%) Advertising
7 34 (1.89%) Billing
8 17 (0.94%) Games
9 15 (0.83%) Legal
9 15 (0.83%) Back Office
10 14 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (0.78%) Marketing
11 13 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.55%) French Language
13 9 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.33%) Publishing
14 6 (0.33%) German Language
15 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.17%) Law
16 2 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 976 (54.13%) Network Engineer
2 254 (14.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 122 (6.77%) Architect
4 103 (5.71%) IP Engineer
5 102 (5.66%) Network Architect
6 93 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 92 (5.10%) Security Engineer
8 85 (4.71%) Consultant
9 84 (4.66%) Support Engineer
10 81 (4.49%) Network Support
11 80 (4.44%) Team Leader
12 77 (4.27%) Analyst
13 75 (4.16%) Design Engineer
14 72 (3.99%) Network Security Engineer
15 65 (3.61%) Network Consultant
15 65 (3.61%) Network Specialist
16 57 (3.16%) NOC Engineer
17 53 (2.94%) Network Team Leader
18 51 (2.83%) Network Analyst
18 51 (2.83%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.50%) SOAP
2 16 (0.89%) LAMP
3 9 (0.50%) HTML
4 8 (0.44%) Middleware
5 7 (0.39%) XMPP
6 4 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.17%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.11%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.11%) CSS
8 2 (0.11%) WSH
8 2 (0.11%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.11%) .NET
9 1 (0.055%) DCOM
9 1 (0.055%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 124 (6.88%) Clustering
2 96 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 43 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
5 33 (1.83%) Smartphone
5 33 (1.83%) Hedge funds
6 25 (1.39%) Open Source
7 12 (0.67%) Equities
7 12 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 11 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.50%) Thin Client
10 9 (0.50%) PKI
10 9 (0.50%) Fat Client
11 8 (0.44%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.44%) Derivative
11 8 (0.44%) IVR
11 8 (0.44%) CESG
11 8 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.39%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 464 (25.73%) Linux
2 330 (18.30%) Windows
3 254 (14.09%) UNIX
4 141 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (3.49%) Solaris
7 49 (2.72%) CentOS
8 38 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 28 (1.55%) Windows XP
11 26 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (1.22%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.50%) SUSE
13 9 (0.50%) Debian
14 8 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.28%) OpenBSD
16 4 (0.22%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.22%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (17.36%) Load Balancing
2 240 (13.31%) Network Design
3 236 (13.09%) Network Management
4 205 (11.37%) ITIL
5 190 (10.54%) E-Commerce
6 117 (6.49%) Low Latency
7 93 (5.16%) Change Management
8 89 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
9 86 (4.77%) Project Management
10 80 (4.44%) Network Architecture
11 76 (4.22%) Capacity Management
12 73 (4.05%) Service Delivery
13 67 (3.72%) Mentoring
14 53 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
15 42 (2.33%) Change Control
16 38 (2.11%) Configuration Management
17 37 (2.05%) Service Management
18 36 (2.00%) PRINCE2
18 36 (2.00%) Business Continuity
19 34 (1.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 187 (10.37%) Perl
2 131 (7.27%) Bash Shell
3 85 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 85 (4.71%) Java
4 60 (3.33%) Lisp
5 56 (3.11%) Python
6 44 (2.44%) SQL
7 40 (2.22%) PHP
8 38 (2.11%) Tcl
9 32 (1.77%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.72%) C
11 6 (0.33%) PowerHouse
12 5 (0.28%) Ruby
13 3 (0.17%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.11%) AWK
15 1 (0.055%) C++
Qualifications
1 1143 (63.39%) Cisco Certification
2 853 (47.31%) CCNP
3 439 (24.35%) CCNA
4 280 (15.53%) CCIE
5 167 (9.26%) Degree
6 111 (6.16%) CCIP
7 108 (5.99%) CCSE
8 95 (5.27%) CCDP
9 85 (4.71%) Security Cleared
10 83 (4.60%) CCSA
11 59 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 57 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 55 (3.05%) JNCIE
14 53 (2.94%) JNCIA
15 46 (2.55%) JNCIS
16 45 (2.50%) SC Cleared
17 43 (2.38%) MCSE
18 36 (2.00%) RHCE
19 32 (1.77%) CCSP
20 28 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (7.27%) SLA
2 126 (6.99%) PCI DSS
3 44 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.55%) QA
6 9 (0.50%) HL7
7 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.17%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 230 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
3 104 (5.77%) Active Directory
4 66 (3.66%) vSphere
5 19 (1.05%) XenApp
6 18 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.94%) VMware ESX
8 15 (0.83%) Postfix
8 15 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 15 (0.83%) XenServer
8 15 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.55%) ISA Server
9 10 (0.55%) vCloud
10 9 (0.50%) ProxySG
11 7 (0.39%) MetaFrame
11 7 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.22%) Samba
12 4 (0.22%) SpamAssassin
12 4 (0.22%) Varnish
13 3 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 100 (5.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 69 (3.83%) CiscoWorks
3 63 (3.49%) Nagios
4 58 (3.22%) Cacti
5 49 (2.72%) HP NNM
6 37 (2.05%) SolarWinds Orion
7 25 (1.39%) Zenoss
8 24 (1.33%) FortiGate
8 24 (1.33%) Netcool
8 24 (1.33%) Backup Exec
9 23 (1.28%) OpenView
10 21 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 19 (1.05%) Puppet
12 16 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
13 11 (0.61%) ZABBIX
13 11 (0.61%) SmokePing
14 9 (0.50%) SCOM
15 8 (0.44%) SCOrch
15 8 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1623 (90.02%) Cisco
2 700 (38.82%) Juniper
3 430 (23.85%) CheckPoint
4 364 (20.19%) F5
5 331 (18.36%) VMware
6 167 (9.26%) Microsoft
7 162 (8.99%) Red Hat
8 157 (8.71%) HP
9 128 (7.10%) SolarWinds
10 102 (5.66%) Citrix
11 87 (4.83%) Fortinet
12 85 (4.71%) Aruba
13 81 (4.49%) Blue Coat
14 68 (3.77%) Riverbed
15 56 (3.11%) Motorola
16 53 (2.94%) Brocade
17 51 (2.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 49 (2.72%) Avaya
19 48 (2.66%) Huawei
20 40 (2.22%) Dell
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus great benefits and career progression
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package (Flexible Working)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Devel
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Devel
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: Subject to Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £72000 - £80000 per annum + comm
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday